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USGBC 20.40 Talks: Green Schools

  • March 08, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Online via GoToWebinar & In-Person at Jessie Ball duPont Center -- 40 E. Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202


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USGBC 20.40 Talks: Green Schools
(Attend in-person or remotely)

Join us for three thought-provoking presentations on sustainable green schools in Northeast Florida followed by a robust panel discussion at the LEED Gold Jessie Ball duPont Center on Thursday, March 8, 2018.  These quarterly 20.40 Talks offer diverse perspectives on how to create a fully sustainable community by the year 2040.

You will learn specifically about 

  • an energy audit of multiple buildings and a foam free initiative at Jacksonville University, 
  • how Duval County Public Schools has saved $100 million since 2005 through energy efficiency measures and education, why its Green Champions Program is so successful, and how they recently earned the coveted U.S. Department of Education's Green Ribbon School District Award, and 
  • how St. Johns County School District has experienced a cost avoidance of over $43 million dollars in one of the fastest growing school districts in the nation. 


Carrie-Lynn Black, LEED Green Associate
Sustainability Coordinator, Jacksonville University

Susan Carew
Energy Facilities Director, Duval County Public Schools 

Al Crutchfield
Energy and Recycling Manager at St. Johns County School District


  • In-Person at the LEED Gold Jessie Ball duPont Center Lecture Hall (40 E. Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202)
  • Via GoToWebinar (Register for a remote seat and then go through a two step process to receive your unique URL login)


  • 1 GBCI General
  • 1 AIA LU/HSW


Big thank you to our program sponsors: Automated Logic & Barton Malow


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Cost of program includes lunch (unless you are attending remotely) and ranges from $15-$35 depending on your membership level.  All proceeds go back into the nonprofit to support initiatives like LiveSMART (Sustainable Materials Resources Trailer) that educates 30,000 people a year about sustainable living and green building, LEEDing Tiny (striving to be the first LEED certified tiny house ever), and creating a tiny house community for veterans in NE Florida.

Parking -- If you are attending in person there is plenty of metered parking on the street for $0.25/half-hour or at two parking lots at Newnan and Adams.  For additional parking options, please click here.

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